Welcome to Hillmorton High School, Christchurch
Thank you to those who have completed their enrolment forms and returned to the School Office.
We ask that any families who intend to have their child attend Hillmorton in 2017, ensure that the necessary enrolment forms at completed.
COURSE SELECTION 2017
Term 3 is the time of year where important decisions about next steps in student learning must be made. It is time for students to select the subjects that they will study next year.
COURSE BOOKS can be found online - under " CURRICULUM"
Students need to do the following -
Read the advice and information at the beginning of the book
Carefully read each subject page
Talk at home about subjects that they might choose to study, thinking about how they fit into plans for possible future study and career
Select subjects. Complete the document. - “Course Selection” to your DEAN by the due date. It is important that you complete this and submit as soon as possible. Some courses have limited places and your early submission of course choice assists us with a number of decisions such as staffing.
2. Click on parent/student portal on the LEFT HAND SIDE
3. Login with either your student ID and password or parent ID and Password.
4. Once you have logged in, click on Course selection on the left hand side of the screen.
5. In the next screen, you will pick your preferred subjects from a drop down menu.
6. Once you have chosen your subjects, please click the SAVE button at the bottom of the screen.
You will be supported in your decision making process by Mrs Jones, Head of Careers.
Seniors have already had interviews; Year 9 ( 2016) will be visited in class. Year 10 students will have timetabled group course and career planning sessions in Weeks 5 - 7, Term 3.
You are welcome to make an individual appointment with Mrs Jones to discuss any aspect of Career and Course planning.
Parents and caregivers are also welcome to make an appointment to discuss course selection or any aspect of career planning.
You need to submit your COURSE SELECTION by the following dates -
Years 9 and 10 5 SEPTEMBER
Years 11 - 13 12 SEPTEMBER
If you have any questions, talk with your Tutor, any staff member, Dean or Deputy Principal.
Thank you in anticipation of receiving your course selection by the due date.
Year 6 students from our contributing schools recently enjoyed a morning of exciting hands on activities. The day was an opportunity to gain a taste of a programme of learning if, they choose to come to Hillmorton.
Enrolment packs have now been delivered to all our contributing schools and are also available at our School office.
If you would like to arrange a further visit, feel free to contact the school office to arrange a tour.
BIG DAY OUT!
Year 9 student George Crosbie poses with the Harakeke that he planted recently at HALSWELL QUARRY. All of Year 9 were involved involved in planting in the conservation area as part of the City Council's planting programme and also as part of both ARBOR DAY and MATARIKI!
The students also undertook a variety of other learning activities at the Quarry as part of our Big Day Our collaborative learning programmes in the Middle School
Hillmorton continues to offer a range of exciting Adult Education classes.
Here is a list of the what is available in 2016! For more details, go to ADULT EDUCATION -
Computing - one-one tutor,
Beginners French for Travellers,
Spanish for Travellers
Spanish Level 1
Spanish Level 2
Spanish Level 3
Spanish DELE Exam
Adult Teaching Workshops
Style Makeover on a Budget
My Makeup - Hands-on Makeup Application
Beginners Patchwork and Quilting
Beginners Fabric Art
Cycle Maintenance and Care
SCHOOL LIBRARY SITE